Washington State Ablaze With the Biggest Wildfire in the History of the State

390 square miles scorched with 2,100 firefighters on the ground and at least 150 homes burned.
1:32 | 07/22/14

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We head out west next to Washington State. And that monster of a wildfire now the largest ever in the history of the state. ABC's brandy hit is back in the fire -- for us tonight with the families so grateful to be alive. The Carlton complex wildfire in central Washington -- raging out of control. Overhead this neutron video shows deer on the scorched earth and home after home along this golf course -- to their foundations. -- In the bedroom -- you're one of those homes belongs to Kevin and -- observers family coming here this morning it's very hard. We just both got teared up there was no time to grab any belongings. We've sifted through. And try to find something you know -- memory pictures and things haven't done anything now don't. It's the largest fire in Washington State's history scorching more than 390 square miles nearly five times the size of Seattle. 4100 firefighters are now on the ground with at least 150. Homes burned. -- smoke and flames darkening sky with an eerie red glow firefighters are doing their best to get ahead of the fire and protect homes. They could be down here in the matter and fifteen minutes. Now cutting down these beautiful trees that are also the perfect -- Rain is giving these firefighters trying to build these critical fire lines and they're also going to be watching the skies closely tonight for possible lightning. It was lightning that first sparked this massive wildfire.

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